Thu, Nov 02, 2023
Powell said the better course of action for now, given the uncertainties, was to maintain the Fed's benchmark overnight interest rate in the current 5.25 per cent-5.50 per cent range, and see how job and price data evolve between now and the next policy meeting in December.
Wed, Nov 01, 2023
With financial markets expecting the U.S. central bank to keep interest rates on hold at the end of a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday, policymakers now have to judge whether the economy's stronger-than-anticipated performance is a last gasp of the consumer splurge that began during the COVID-19 pandemic, or evidence that monetary policy still isn't strict enough to fully return inflation to the Fed's 2% target.
Sun, Oct 29, 2023
The trading activity of foreign investors and the movement of global oil benchmark Brent crude will also be tracked.
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
In 2016 the bank agreed to pay a total of $264 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Justice Department and the Fed, to resolve the allegations its hiring program had violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
Currently, Indian Rupee has been trading between 71 - 72 level against US dollar benchmark index at interbank forex market.
Thu, Dec 20, 2018
Investors continued to have bearish sentiments regarding Indian benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty, which have lost more than 280 points and 50 points respectively in today’s trading session.
Indian currency made a massive 1-day gain, which was not seen since 2013? Between September 2013 to December 18, the currency rose by Rs 1.12 against the dollar closing at 70.44 on Tuesday.
Investors are cautious on markets as US Federal Reserves is seen to hike policy rates for the fourth time this year, and not only that, slower pace of rate hikes are foreseen next year.
Mon, Oct 29, 2018
Other major central banks including the Bank of England are also tightening the screws as growth and inflation pick up. That leaves only Bank of Japan, which is still providing liquidity at ultra-low levels. It’s a known fact that, as rates shoot up in developed market economies and as the liquidity dries up, scramble for quality assets become all the more prominent. Which means funds flow into emerging market economies comes under renewed pressure.
Sat, Oct 20, 2018
With domestic fuel prices surging ahead and global crude oil prices remaining high over $80 a barrel coupled with free fall of rupee and widening current account deficit, the situation is not all that comfortable for the central bank to continue with the pause in repo rate hike during the current month’s monetary policy.
Mon, Oct 01, 2018
Higher US interest rates tend to boost the dollar and push bond yields up, putting pressure on gold prices by increasing the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion. Spot gold was down 0.5 percent at $1,186.29, as of 0748 GMT. In the previous session, gold touched its lowest since Aug. 17 at $1,180.34 an ounce.
Thu, Aug 02, 2018
The Fed decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1.75 to 2 per cent, the central bank said in a statement after concluding a two-day policy meeting, Xinhua reported.
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
The report released on Tuesday by the IIF, a global bank lobbying group, said the ratio of debt to gross domestic product of these nations, which include the Group of Seven industrialized nations and the majority of emerging market economies, increased to 318 percent.
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, a move that was widely expected but still marked a milestone in the U.S. central bank’s shift from policies used to battle the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession.
Mon, Jun 04, 2018
Global spillovers did not manifest themselves until October of last year. But they have been playing out vividly since the Fed started shrinking its balance sheet: Urjit Patel
Thu, May 31, 2018
The United States Federal Reserve last year designated Deutsche Bank AG`s U.S. operations to be in "troubled condition", The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Thu, May 03, 2018
The US Federal Reserve's decision to leave its benchmark overnight lending rate in a target range of between 1.50 percent and 1.75 percent was unanimous. Investors had all but ruled out another increase at this week`s meeting.
Thu, Mar 01, 2018
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, in his first public appearance as head of the U.S. central bank, vowed on Tuesday to prevent the economy from overheating.
Wed, Feb 28, 2018
The domestic market is expected to open lower on Wednesday, tracking negative trend in Asian markets, which faltered as risk appetite soured after comments from new Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell revived fears about faster rate hikes in the United States.
Jerome Powell’s prepared testimony and parrying of questions during the roughly three-hour hearing at the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee reassured investors about his ability to steer the Fed.
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
Asian shares extended their recovery on Tuesday, hitting a three-week high as US borrowing costs eased ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell`s highly-anticipated first congressional testimony later in the day.
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Gold prices in India are given for 24 karat and 22 karat gold in rupees per 10 grams. MCX provides data for 24 karat (999.9 purity) gold price only.
The benchmark indices kicked off the March series on a higher note with the Nifty50 reclaiming its crucial 10,400-mark, tracking positive trend seen in Asian markets. However, the broader momentum remained tepid.
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